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Food Industry Experts

ACTION CALL: F20/189/1 Management of sticky materials

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for processes and technologies that can aid with the management of sticky gel-like materials. Management of Sticky Materials Food gels can become sticky over time due to atmospheric moisture. A sticky gel can be problematic in down-stream processing. Our client is […]

Mindful Product Development

Mindful Product Development – Out with the old, in with the even older!

Everything goes full circle. When fashions resurface, which they invariably do, they are embellished by the younger generations in order to validate them, whilst the older amongst us will smile and nod knowingly. It is interesting that the key underlying trend, across all product sectors, be they food, clothing or […]

Natural Minerals

ACTION CALL: B19/350/2 Natural Minerals

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for ingredients and technologies that can provide a source of natural minerals in food and drink applications. Natural Minerals Minerals are essential part of the human diet and many of these essential nutrients or ‘trace elements’ are the subject of authorised […]

Solid Beverage

ACTION CALL: B19/350/1 Solid Beverage

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking technologies that can make a cold refreshing beverage from a solid format Solid Beverage As part of the on-going drive to innovate within the soft drink sector, our client is looking to identify ingredients and technologies that enables the manufacture of […]

Sugar Replacement

ACTION Call: F19/331/1 Sugar Replacement

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify sugar replacement technologies that can be utilised as a party replacement for sugar in whole or in part. Sugar Replacement Technologies The primary needs are ingredients, technologies or delivery platforms that can provide a replacement for sugar in a […]

Specific dietary needs

Functional ingredients for the ageing population.

In a previous blog we highlight the forthcoming challenges of an ageing population.  Malnutrition in the elderly is a combination of physical, medical and social factors, but can impact on other aspects of health which in turn can exacerbate the problem;  poor diet extend much further than macro nutrient intake […]

ACTION: Food Technology Scouting

Innovating sustainably for our ageing population

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the UK’s population is set to pass 70 million by mid-2031 and will reach 72.4 million by mid-2043. The breakdown of the age demographics is quite startling. The number of children is estimated to decrease slightly from 12.6m in 2018 and 12.3m […]

Food Industry Trends

Food Industry Trends

It’s always fascinating to look at the wide array of food industry trends that are announced each year and try to understand the public opinion or technology behind those trends that has enabled them or brought them to prominence.  Often these trends have been lingering in the background for many […]